Compassionate master\'s level social work professional driven toform trusting relationships with clients and families experiencing medical crises, acting as an advocate and guide as they navigate difficult and emotionally-draining situations. Experience with healthcare settings, case management, crisis intervention, assessments and planning. Background in serving clients from diverse populations.
Experience working in healthcare setting
Ability to work independently and with an interdisciplinary team
Client and family focused care
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to multi-task
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Case management and documentation
Master of Science: Social Work, MSW, 2011 Morgan State University - Baltimore, MD
Bachelor of Science: Social Work, BSW, 2010 Morgan State University - Baltimore, MD
Social Work Experience
Medical Social Work Intern, 08/2010 to 04/2011 Johns Hopkins Hospital - Adult Emergency Department – Baltimore, MD
Provided crisis intervention and counseling to clients and their families dealing with medical emergencies.
Performed comprehensive assessments of clients.
Interviewed and evaluated and clients, including conducting safety and risk assessments.
Communicated client needs to multidisciplinary team and followed-up to make sure needs were meet.
Connected clients with resources and referrals, such as medication vouchers and utilities assistance.
Completed appropriate and timely documentation.
Accomplishment: Developed and distributed "shoe cards" to victims of domestic violence and human trafficking. Provided "shoe cards" to social work and nursing colleagues in the adult emergency department.
Social Work Intern, 08/2009 to 04/2010 The Children's Home – Catonsville, MD
Provided case management for college bound young adults residing in a group home setting.
Provided feedback and counseling to youth regarding social skills, behavior management and time management.
Co-facilitated educational groups regarding independent living skills and household management.
Arranged for transportation to counseling and medical appointments.
Maintained client progress notes and assisted in developing goal oriented service plans.
Kaufman Cancer Center, 10/2013 to 05/2014
Ring Factory Elementary School, 09/2011 to present